Welcome To Winterlyn Photography's Blog

Hi! I'm Winterlyn and I am a Illinois Wedding Photographer, Elopement & Portrait Photographer based in Chicago, IL  I am so glad you are here today! My blog is where you can view an entire wedding day, engagement session or portrait session from start to finish. I would love for you to see how I have captured the essence of my clients and the details of their day. 

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Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club | Event Photography

Maureen’s family hosted her 75th birthday party at the Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club a few weeks back. Her entire family along with some close friends helped her celebrate this special time in her life. Thank you for allowing me to be a part of this beautiful celebration. XoXo, Winterlyn   Photographer: Winterlyn Photography […]

January 22, 2020

Family Formal photo at Crystal Tree Golf & Country Club

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Best Of Weddings 2019

A year of Growth & Joy ~ Best Of Weddings 2019 Every year I say I want to write a blog post based on my experience as a photographer and also about my amazing clients in the past year. Somehow I never seem to get around to writing it up. This year is different. 2019 […]

December 31, 2019

weddings

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White Eagle Golf Club Wedding Photographer

Courtney & Garrett traveled halfway across the country to hold their wedding in Naperville, IL The venue of choice was the White Eagle Golf Club. This lovely couple hit a few snags, kind of like their wedding venue closing a few weeks before the wedding day! Thankfully, the White Eagle Golf Club had their wedding […]

December 20, 2019

Sunset wedding portrait at the White Eagle Golf Club

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Millennium Park Winter Proposal | Dave & Tracy

Dave contacted me a few days ago about capturing a surprise Millennium Park Winter Proposal. I, of course, jumped at the chance to capture this moment for Dave and Tracy. Dave planned an entire afternoon for Tracy. Their afternoon started at The Chicago Theater to see Cirque de Soleil Twas the night before Christmas. Afterward, […]

December 9, 2019

Engagement, Proposal

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Chicago Surprise Proposal Photographer | Arjun & Rhythm

Chicago Surprise Proposal Photographer ~ Last Saturday Arjun proposed to Rhythm at Chicago’s Rare Minimalist Luxury  My very first time shooting a proposal. I felt as nervous as Arjun had when he got down on one knee to ask for Rhythm’s hand in marriage. I was so honored to be a part of this moment […]

November 27, 2019

weddings

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Chicago North Ave Beach Engagement Photographer

When Mary & Derrick suggested that we shoot their engagement session at Chicago North Ave Beach I was thrilled. North Ave Beach is a special spot for Mary and Derrick. They frequently visit the areas to play volleyball together. My very first interaction with Mary and Derrick was a few months ago. We had an […]

November 18, 2019

Chicagos North Ave Beach Engagement Photo

Engagement

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Medinah Country Club Wedding Photographer

A few weeks ago I had the honor of spending the day with Alexandra & Nick. One of the loveliest couples I have had the chance to capture. Alexandra is such a warm and beautiful human being. Nick is charming and was so excited about his wedding day. The ceremony was held at Saint Juliana […]

November 13, 2019

Medinah Country Club Wedding Portrait

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Autumn Mini Sessions | Glencoe, IL Train Station

Every year I offer two dates with back to back time slots for my autumn Mini Sessions! Most of my sweet clients use this opportunity to get their annual family photos & Christmas card photos done. These are just a few of the families that come back to me every year to update their family […]

November 7, 2019

Family giggling and playing

Family Session

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Fullersburg Woods Engagement Photos | Allison & Dariusz

Fullersburg Woods Engagement Photos: When Allison and I were discussing locations for hers and Dariusz engagement session, Fullersburg Woods and Graue Mill in Oak Brook, IL was nowhere on my radar. It was Allison who brought up this beautiful location and I am so glad she did! The weather was PERFECT! The foliage was in […]

October 22, 2019

Waterfall Engagement Session at Fullersburg Woods

Engagement

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How to dress for your Fall Engagement & Portrait Session

How to dress for your Fall Engagement & Portrait Session   Every year I plan my Fall mini’s and clients that I have photographed for years anticipate these sessions. On top of Fall portrait sessions, I am also shooting Fall Engagement photos. My absolute favorite time of year is AUTUMN. You would think with a […]

October 6, 2019

Helpful Tips

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